French translation of grew
past tense of verb
- of grow
Example Sentences Including 'grew'
Lirael blinked several times, but the vision grew no clearer.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
They learnt to manipulate and grew greedy and caused him no end of trouble.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The night went on forever and the smoke grew thicker as they neared the bonfires.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Trends of 'grew'
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⇒ Grass grows quickly.
L'herbe pousse vite.
⇒ Haven't you grown!
Comme tu as grandi!
- [beard, hair, nails]
- [economy, business]
être en expansion
- [number, amount, rate, productivity]
⇒ The number of unemployed people has grown.
Le nombre de chômeurs a augmenté.to grow by 10%
augmenter de 10 %to grow by 20cm
- [influence, fears, pressure]
- (= become)
devenirto grow rich
s'enrichirto grow weak
s'affaiblirto grow impatient
- (= farm) [crops]
- (in garden) [vegetables, flowers, plants]
⇒ My Dad grows potatoes.
Mon père fait pousser des pommes de terre.
laisser pousserto grow a beard
se laisser pousser la barbe
- [business, company]
Example Sentences Including 'grow'
His guilt over Carol was a maggot in his heart that would only grow fatter with time.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Mogget had to cut her throat, to make sure the Dead didn't kill her and grow stronger.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
And James, poor James, had had to grow insufferable as a result -- his only means of combating the dead charm.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
Translation of grew from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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